Winter Cricket championship’ concludes at Karnah

Chamkote (Karnah), Jan 2: Hundreds of spectators today witnessed the grand finale of the winter cricket Championship at the Army Cricket Ground Chamkote Karnah.

A statement said that Haji Nard Panchayat won the final match by defeating the ‘Batpora Gunner’ team in a thrilling match.

Today’s Chief Guest was Deputy Commander, 104 Infantry Brigade, Karan Pathak, and other dignitaries present on occasion included District Information Officer, Kupwara Iftikhar Naseem, Tehsildar Karnah Syed Eyad Qadri, SHO Karnah, PRIs, members of civil society and several other prominent citizens of Karnah.

The grand finale witnessed a massive participation of spectators, including youth, elders and children. A total of 26 teams across the Karnah sub-division participated in the tournament.

Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commander 104 infantry expressed gratitude to the District Administration for the engagement of youth in sports activities in Border areas as a measure to curb social evils and assured that the Army welcomes such initiatives and is excited to collaborate with the administration and civil society in such events.

The District Information Officer Kupwara, Iftikhar Naseem speaking on the occasion congratulated both the teams for making it into the finals and entertaining cricket lovers with their game.

He expressed gratitude to all the stakeholders, who had converged in making this event a grand success in the Karnah Tehsil. He expressed gratitude to the army for making, a beautifully maintained playfield, available for the conduct of the tournament in Karnah.


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